Ellen Lea Paine Nature Fund Grants

Adirondack Garden Club

Grant amount: Up to US $1,000

Anticipated deadline: May 14, 2019

Applicant type: Nonprofit Individuals

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Research

Location of project: Preferred: Essex County, New York Other eligible locations: Counties in New York: Clinton County, Essex County, Franklin County, Fulton County, Hamilton County Expand all

Location of residency: United States

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Founded in 1928, the Adirondack Garden Club's mission is to stimulate the knowledge and love of gardening, to aid in the protection of native plants and birds, and to encourage civic planting and the conservation of our natural resources.

The Adirondack Garden Club is accepting applications for the Ellen Lea Paine Memorial Nature Fund.  Established in 2005, the goal of this fund is to provide financial assistance which students, individuals, or not-for-profit organizations involved in programs to study and protect the natural environment. 

Sample Projects would include doing fieldwork, research or classroom work in the environmental field that will foster the conservation and preservation of the natural environment for future generations.  Up to four projects may be funded annually, with the maximum grant amount of $1,000.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • The Fund is limited to projects that will have an impact within the Adirondack Park.


  • Special consideration of those projects within Essex County. 

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